Berlin

Femicide in Oaxaca, Mexico - Impunity and Counterstrategies

discussion

31.01.2010, 00:00 Uhr

WITH YESICA SÁNCHEZ, advocate and human rights defender from Oaxaca

Yesica Sánchez is a human rights lawyer who works with the NGO Consorcio against the impunity of the ever increasing incidents of violence against women and femicide in Oaxaca, Mexico. Impunity has been committed at all levels of government: by prosecutors, legislators and judicial officials. During the event Ms Sánchez will explain the factors that allow for the increase in violence against women that has been recorded over the last years. She will also talk about strategies that a civil society can develop to counteract this phenomenon.

Organized by: ECCHR, German Human Rights Coordination Mexico and Ecumenical Office, Munich.

Berlin

Deadly dam collapse in Brazil: Are German companies responsible?

discussion

22.10.2019, 19:00 Uhr

Tagungswerk
Lindenstraße 85, 10969 Berlin

In January 2019, a dam burst at an iron ore mine near Brumadinho, Brazil, killing more than 270 people. The toxic sludge polluted large sections of the Paraopeba River, poisoning thousands of people's...

Berlin

Colonial Repercussions V: The Case of Namibia

Symposium

29.11.2019, 14:00 Uhr

Akademie der Künste (AdK)

The issue of (post-)colonial injustice is more present than ever before in German and European legal and cultural policy debates. Still, this development towards addressing the past has not had much...

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